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Session 1, Lot 105





Estimate: 3'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'800 CHF Price realized: 5'500 CHF
GREEK COINS
Croton
Nomos circa 380-350, AR 7.94 g. Head of Hera Lacinia facing three-quarters r., wearing stephane decorated with palmette flanked by two griffins. Rev. [KPOT] Heracles seated l. on rock covered with lion’s skin, holding cup in extended r. hand and club in l.; bow resting on ground below. In l. field, tripod. In center field, MD. SNG Copenhagen 1800 (these dies). SNG ANS 382 (this obverse die). Historia Numorum Italy 2164.
Wonderful iridescent tone and good extremely fine
Ex Sternberg sale XXVI, 1992, 40. From the collection of a Swiss lawyer purchased in the 1980s and the early 1990s.

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